Cows find safe haven in hinterland

Gavin and Graham Save A Cow Foundation

JAKE DAY In the Sunshine Coast hinterland is a little-known haven for cows that have been re-homed from beef and dairy farms around the South East. The cows have all been “rescued” by one man, Anthony Walsgott. Mr Walsgott has given a home … [Read more...]

Tinder steps up against animal cruelty

TAYLA SUDALL Dating app, Tinder have called for all of their users to remove any 'tiger selfies' from their profiles. Tinder is a location-based online dating app that allows users to view photos and brief profile descriptions of other users and … [Read more...]

The dangers of hating the Melbourne Cup

THOMAS PITTS Another Melbourne Cup has passed, but the cost to Australia is not only taking the next day off work with a bad hangover, but supporting a day which animal activists say kill thousands of horses and basically tortures them, but there … [Read more...]

Activists and Enthusiast clash over Melbourne Cup

TAYLA SWALES As the Melbourne Cup wraps for another year, animal activists and racing enthusiasts are clashing over the well-being of the animals. This year’s Melbourne Cup is the first Melbourne Cup since 2012 that a horse has not died after … [Read more...]

Sea Shepherd gears up to stop new Japanese whaling fleet

THOMAS PITTS Sea Shepherd is heading up their new campaign 'Operation Nemesis' which  entails preparing a fleet to combat a renewed Japanese whaling armada that is setting out to hunt 300 whales in the Southern Antarctic Oceans. Japan have … [Read more...]

The internet: the vegans movement’s new best friend

THOMAS PITTS According to Google Trends, Australians lead the world in researching the word 'vegan'. This comes as no surprise as Australia is set to see the third largest market growth in the world in vegan products over the next five years, … [Read more...]

Put yourself in a chicken’s roost

CHELSEA MAPPAS PETA promotes Australians to feel empathy for abused chickens by using virtual reality technology. PETA visited The University of New South Wales (UNSW) for their Australia wide “I, Chicken” tour with assistance from Animal … [Read more...]

Animal activists fight to stop dolphin hunt

CHELSEA MAPPAS Animal rights activists’ are fighting to end the cruel and unnecessary hunting of dolphins that is set to begin in Japan this month. The controversial event is held in the town of Taiji and is run annually for approximately … [Read more...]

NSW Government: shark culling off the table

CASSANDRA MULHERN The New South Wales Government is planning to invest $250,000 to prevent shark attacks following 11 attacks and one fatality this year. Despite calls for culling, the Government announced they would not be using this as a … [Read more...]